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October 2016

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Place your bets
(Sur in English 7th October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


The Spanish left is a defeated force
(The Spectator 14th October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


There aren’t many certainties in the maelstrom of
Spanish politics at the moment, but there is one:
that the left, for now at least, is a defeated force.

Standing still
(Sur  in English 14th October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


The newspaper El País recently reported that the American
retail behemoth Costco  is putting the brakes on opening
a second store in Madrid.

Running over budget
(Sur  in English 21st October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


With the deadline for submission of proposed 2017

budgets falling on Saturday, Spain had to throw
together something to send to Brussels despite
lacking a mandate to formulate new economic policy.

Sierra Nevada, without the snow
(Sur  in English 21st October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


Trekking to the top of the ‘Roof of Spain’: two peaks,
Veleta and Mulhacén, can be conquered in one day.

If it were needed - which it  wasn’t - further proof came

this week that the Spanish economy can cope just fine
without a government.

An unenviable task
(Sur  in English 28th  October 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


Last weekend, when the PSOE decided to cease its
opposition to Mariano Rajoy - a move for which the
party will be mercilessly criticised by its grassroots supporters -

Spain finally had its new government  within sight.

M a r k   N a y l e r

freelance journalist